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Sunday, May 26, 2024

7:00 pm ET

Mental Health and Thyroid Disease

Dr. Wall will talk about the interrelationships between thyroid disorders and the common mental health diseases (MHD) namely depression and anxiety, with case examples from his long and international practice. Today in the post Covid -19 era, the prevalence of MHD has sky rocketed so its occasional co-occurrence with Graves’ hyperthyroidism or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis has become a fairly common and challenging clinical event. The family must be involved in the management of both the MHD and the thyroid problem. Understand the issue of radioiodine and its effects on the eyes and for the development of joint endocrine/psychiatric clinics.

Dr. Jack R Wall MD,  now retired … 

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Dr. Jack R Wall MD, now retired and living in Melbourne, Australia, is the co-founder of the Thyroid Foundation of Canada. He is an honorary professor and adjunct member of the Department of Endocrinology of Macquarie University in Sydney and honorary professor at Notre Dame University of Australia. As a thyroid specialist, he has interests in thyroid and orbital autoimmunity and brain/endocrine/ associations. While he is not a psychiatrist, he has worked closely with Sydney based specialists in joint clinics where patients with mental health disorders and metabolic disorder combination were seen together.

Register for this event:  https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XVAwopQkQZuAh8fDt7ZdqQ

 

Dr. Jack R. Wall

TFC Webinars are recorded and can be viewed at:  Thyroid Webinars

May 25-31, 2024

World Thyroid Day and

International Thyroid Awareness Week

World Thyroid Day, May 25th, and International Thyroid Awareness Week, May 25-31, were developed by Thyroid Federation International (TFI). They are celebrated every year by Thyroid patient groups around the world.  The theme for 2024 is “Thyroid diseases are NCDs (Noncommunicable diseases)”. Read more about this: https://thyroid-fed.org/international-thyroid-awareness-week/

June 1-30

June is Thyroid Month in Canada

Help spread awareness of Thyroid Disease in June!

June 2024 – date to be announced

Thyroid Foundation of Canada Annual General Meeting

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